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Making a difficult fertility journey a lot less lonely

December 23, 2016

People can get lost in this trauma. Love can get lost. Things can get broken. Sometimes the outcome is wondrous and a much-longe…

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Please, Baby, Please: Some Couples Turn To Crowdfunding For IVF

December 20, 2016

Crowdfunding is a now a popular way to raise money for everything from birthday bashes to political protests. But on some of the…

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Funding lagging behind as demand for IVF grows

December 19, 2016

The waiting list for IVF is around 14 months as infertility increases as funding is lagging behind.

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Selfless sister is surrogate for brother and his partner, gives birth twice

December 16, 2016

Being a Surrogate for someone is a precious gift - A selfless sister who vowed to help her gay brother and his partner become pa…

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What it's like to have three mums

December 16, 2016

Being a sperm / egg donor is a wonderful gift to a same sex couple or single mum by choice. The quote in the story “Family will …

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Woman gives birth to baby using ovary frozen in her childhood in 'world-first'

December 15, 2016

A woman has given birth after surgeons restored her fertility by implanting ovary tissue taken when she was a child. The 24-yea…

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John Legend: 'Fertility treatments are nothing to be ashamed about'

December 14, 2016

John Legend wants to break down the stigma associated with fertility treatments. The 37-year-old singer has been very open abou…

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What not to say to someone going through IVF

December 8, 2016

Many people keep their infertility problems private. But there's often a well-meaning relative or friend who nags about when the…

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Auckland 'Preparing for Christmas' event

December 7, 2016

On Tuesday November 29 Auckland held a 'Preparing for Christmas' event with speakers Joi Ellis, Debs McEwan, Fiona McDonald and …

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What not to say to friends without kids

November 28, 2016

Infertility can be a hard topic to navigate with friends and family asking those sensitive questions we all find hard to answer.…

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Coping with Christmas - Nelson event

November 25, 2016

Please join Shannan and Susannah for their December support group event on practical strategies and coping mechanisms for the ho…

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Auckland Preparing for Christmas

November 21, 2016

Preparing for Christmas on Radio Live

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Woman gives birth to sisters baby

November 11, 2016

A selfless sister has given birth to her older sibling's baby after her ovaries were left so badly scarred doctors feared carryi…

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Molly Sims Opens Up About Her Fertility Journey: 'I Tried IVF Twice Before Getting Pregnant Naturally'

November 8, 2016

“I decided to freeze my eggs before I met Scott,” Sims shares in the video for the Molly Sims YouTube channel, a lifestyle desti…

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IVF couple want fertility treatment 'equality' in Northern Ireland

November 8, 2016

"It has been a very emotional journey over the last six years," Deborah told the BBC. "You imagine what your child will be like…

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Preparing for Christmas

November 2, 2016

Christmas, New Years and the holiday season can be a really difficult time of the year for people experiencing infertility...

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Surrogacy Seminar Series

October 20, 2016

Those of you considering surrogacy may be interested in the Families Through Surrogacy Seminar in Auckland on 2nd December. This…

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This is little miracle baby Breeannah

October 19, 2016

In 2014 this couple started their journey of finding an Egg Donor, two years later their miracle baby Breeannah is born.

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ACART's advice on informed consent is now published on the ACART website.

October 5, 2016

ACART's advice on informed consent is now published on the ACART website http://acart.health.govt.nz/advice-minister-health-abo…

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Chris and Linda Harris share their seven-year struggle

September 26, 2016

It took the Christchurch couple seven years, seven IVF attempts and an eye-watering $70,000 to conceive Louie and Phoebe, who fi…

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